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Encapsulation: A Revealing Look at a Simple Solution

October 18, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


As part of Octavofest, Northeast Ohio’s annual celebration of Book and Paper Arts, ICA – Art Conservation is offering a hand-s­on encapsulation workshop. Encapsulation is a simple and cost effective way to protect works on paper from wear and tear due to handling. It can also help keep fragile pieces together and make family documents accessible. This workshop will teach participants how to encapsulate their own paper objects safely.

Proper materials, environment and handling methods will be discussed. The end result will be a sample set of various encapsulation techniques for future reference.

Jamye Jamison is Paper Conservator at ICA – Art Conservation in Cleveland, OH. In 2003, after completing her graduate internship at the Newberry Library in Chicago, she received an MLIS with a concentration in book and paper conservation from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining the staff at the ICA in 2008, she was a paper conservator at Zukor Art Conservation, in Oakland, CA. Jamye is a professional associate and was the Book and Paper Group Program Chair for the 2012 American Institute for Conservation’s (AIC) Annual Meeting after filling the role of Assistant Program Chair in 2011.

Registration: Please contact Jennifer Souers Chevraux, Education Outreach Officer, jennifersc@ica­artconservation, to register for this program. Class size is limited to 10 participants. Space is available on a first­come, first­served basis.

For more information, please visit ICA’s website, www.ica-artconservation.org.


October 18, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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ICA – Art Conservation
2915 Detroit Ave
Cleveland , OH 44113 United States
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ICA – Art Conservation
(216) 658-8700
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